Oral history interview with Nestor Granelli 1997

 

Name
Granelli, Nestor (Interviewee)
Levin, Tanya (Interviewer)
Title
Oral history interview with Nestor Granelli 1997
Abstract
Childhood, Buenos Aires, Argentina: seafaring family, military education; Argentina’s historical role in geographical exploration; impact of World War II exiles on Argentinean culture, scientific research; mapping and hydrography work with the Argentine Navy Antarctic Task Force, 1953-54; consequences of the 1955 revolution; 1957 Vema cruise collaboration between Lamont Geophysical Observatory, Ar gentinean Navy: data collection, work ethic, equipment, difficult living conditions; impact of International Geophysical Year on Argentinean science; Soviet scientists during Cold War; continental drift research and debates; studies at Columbia University, 1959-1964; work in Argentina’s Naval Hydrographic office; private hydrographic consulting work; relationship between politics and scientific research in Argentina; reminiscences of colleagues.
Collection Name
Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory oral history collection
Subjects
Granelli, Nestor; Columbia University; Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory; Vema (Ship)
Format
oral histories; sound recordings
Genre
Interviews
Date
1997
Note (Biographical)
Geophysicist.
Note
Interviewed by Tanya Levin on August 22, 1997.
Note (Provenance)
Nestor Granelli, Gift 1998
Language
English
Library Location
Columbia Center for Oral History, Columbia University
Browse Location’s Digital Content
Catalog Record
13572848
Also In
Oral History Archives at Columbia
Time-Based Media
Time-Based Media
Persistent URL
https://dx.doi.org/10.7916/d8-kfrx-bz47
Related URLs
Available digital content for this interview.